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Legal research refers to the task of finding and gathering information necessary to support a legal case. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, lawyers and law firms hire talented legal researchers and assistants — who may have professional experience in corporate law, criminal law or patent law — to conduct thorough legal research about workplace policies, consumer rights, or specific regulations. They can also draft legal documents, write detailed reports, or prepare presentations — including case studies, statutes, law reviews, or reviewing ethic and moral aspects of a subject.

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Simone Monti

Simone Monti

Translator, English to Italian, I.T.,

Italy - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Native Italian (Tuscan) fluent in English available for translation work from English to Italian and viceversa. I have a degree from the university of Florence in law and am therefore well versed in legal matters. I also have extensive computer experience and a passion for history. My professional experience includes marketing Italian brands for sale in English speaking markets. I've traveled extensively and place high value on cultural awareness as the foundation of effective translation.My wife is American and teaches English and works as a translator and interpreter as well. We often collaborate on jobs and together offer a truly comprehensive service.

64% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
9 hours

Melissa Lind

Melissa Lind

Pharmacist Writer/Researcher in Medicine, Health, and Fitness

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am a freelance technical writer and researcher with a degree in pharmacy specializing in health, nutrition and medicine, family and parenting, women's issues, men's issues, entertainment, lifestyle and fitness, local and green topics. I am able to write in a wide range of styles from personal and informal to educational and scientific/technical. I am also skilled at SEO writing with specified keyword density and web content writing in a wide variety of topics along with rewriting targeted articles. I can do fast rewrites and article production when the source is provided and am very skilled at web research which is one of my specialties. I have a wealth of personal knowledge in many areas surrounding the health care market including personal health, nutrition, fitness, family issues and medicine and I have access to a number of scientific and medical resources and references that others may not due to my standing as a health professional. I have over 20 years’ experience as a medical, educational and clinical research professional. In addition to web content article production and reports on medical, health and nutrition topics, I am also skilled at web posting and forum/message board topics and coordination. I have been instrumental in providing secondary research and background health and business information, including SEC filing and financial information for high-level strategic business development with large pharmaceutical and other health care entities. I have designed and produced curriculum for college level allied health courses as well as scientific reports and professional presentations for large medical meetings using power point and corresponding reference and educational material. I also have experience in web-design and excellent editing skills. Having been born and educated in the United States, I am certainly a native English speaker skilled at wordsmithing using correct grammar and appropriate sentence structure.

96% Job Success
$83.33 /hr
195 hours

Kelly T.

Kelly T.

Corporate Paralegal

United States - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 1

I am a professional corporate paralegal with over 5 years of experience working in the legal field. I specialize in contract drafting & review, legal research, corporate law, and intellectual property law. I have a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and a master's degree in Legal Studies from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
577 hours

Awais A.

Awais A. Agency Contractor

Web data scraper specialist using .Net, Java and c++

Pakistan - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Over the past 3 years, I have developed scraping tools, crawlers and Mobile applications. My major specialties are : -Java, C# and C++ languages -MySQL, Oracle and SQL, -Data Scrapping and Web Crawler tools, -Free/expired domain finder applications - Auto Email Applications I have scraped -LinkedIn -Tweeter -Yelp -Amazon, -ebay and many other well structured webistes.

Associated with: Digitech Outsourcing Solutions (DOS) Agency

90% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
144 hours

Neza glace D.

Neza glace D.

Graphic Artist / ABAPER

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 33

As a freelance and an experienced and learned individual I possess strong technical skills and ability to have a presentable designs and develop systems to maintain graphics and websites for users. II am also flexible working on a team and contribute efficiently. I have a strong understanding of the internet space. I am also an ABAPER.

54% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
434 hours

Ashok P.

Ashok P. Agency Contractor

Affiliate Marketing Manager, Online Reputation, Wordpress, SEO Expert

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

I am an Online Marketing and Technology Professional having 5+ years of experience in the area of Online Marketing (SEO, PPC, Social Media and Affiliate Marketing) and Technology (Wordpress, Joomla, CSS, HTML, PHP, ASP.NET). I can help you in doing initial feasibility of your online business, analyzing market, competitors etc. Once you make up your mind to launch an online business, I can help in setting up an online business starting with domain registration, web hosting, email configuration, security and backup. Once that is done, I can help you in developing a website which can be a blog, ecommerce website, a membership site or just an informative website like an online brochure. I am quite good at various technologies like PHP,, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Vbulletin etc. If you already have an online business and you are looking for visitors, I can help you in getting free (Organic) and paid (Google AdWords & Microsoft AdCenter). I also can help you are looking for leads and sales and want to setup/launch/manage your affiliate program which can be CPA/CPS, I can help you in that too. I am sure that I can be a right choice if you are looking for a reliable virtual assistant. To support all my activities, I am comfortable working during CST/PST/EST Timezone. I am also comfortable working during Australian and UK Time. I have high speed internet connection (2 Mbps+ download), a PC and Laptop. I work as full time freelancer. Area of Expertise: Affiliate Marketing: >> Affiliate Program – I have hands of experience in setting up an affiliate program from scratch using independent software like Post Affiliate Pro, HasOffers, iDevAffiliate, OSIAffiliates, WP-Affiliate etc as well as various networks like Shareasale, Linkshare, CommissionJunction, AffiliateBot etc) >> Affiliate Program Promotion >> Affiliate Recruitment >> Affiliate Management Search Engine Optimization (SEO): >> Keyword Research >> SEO Analysis >> Local Optimization >> Web Analytics >> SEO Reporting >> On Page SEO strategies >> Off Page SEO strategies >> Link building (As per new guidelines according to Penguin and Panda Algorithms >> Competitor audit and link analysis >> Directory submissions and revisions >> Internal link optimization >> Online Reputation Management PPC: >> Research and strategize paid search campaign plans for our clients. >> Write detailed paid search proposals to meet client goals. >> Manage accounts to ensure all project deliverable deadlines are met. >> Facilitate the management and growth of paid search accounts and ensure that the expectations of the clients are met. >> Analyze and report on Pay per Click campaign results and present to client by documented report and presentations. >> Develop and enhance the process of paid search offerings. >> Develop and maintain understanding of marketplace dynamics and key players, and communicate to internal and external customers. >> Provide wire framing and work with external and internal creative resources to develop effective designs for all post-click landing experiences Online Reputation Management / Search Engine Reputation Management >> I can help you in getting rid of negative links/images/video from search engines Technology: >> Wordpress >> Joomla >> CSS >> PHP >> ASP / ASP.NET >> Photoshop >> Dreamweaver >> HTML

Associated with: NoizyOyster Technologies

100% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
2,114 hours

Al-amin H.

Al-amin H.

Google+ Local Citation,Link Building,SEO,W Research,Data Entry,VA.....

Bangladesh - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Google Local Citation Building, Google Places Citations Service, Google Maps Citation Service – Local Site Submission, SEO , Email Marketing , Web Research.................................................. Even though it’s easy to create a Google Maps profile, moving it to the top spot in the search results ladder requires quality citations from various sources on the web. My local search marketing strategy is a simple and inexpensive avenue to get your business profile listed everywhere on the internet accurately, clearly and with all the details that are important to you and your customers. Your business can't afford not to have the best possible exposure for all of its public information and contact points at an affordable price. Each Local Citation is entered and double checked by hand. Guaranteed to increase your businesses online presence as well as a dramatic improvement in your Google Local Rankings. Order your local citations today and put your business in front of your customers no matter where they're looking for your business! Your Local Citation Building Package Includes: * Get citations from hundreds of quality online sources. * I build and verify listings; I don’t just submit, I ensure that my work will result in better rankings. * I use videos, photos and other media to make listings more attractive. * Gain backlinks from top quality directories. * Choosing the best directories for your business by comparing between the features of all directories on our list. * Submitting unique business information to the Top Directories. * Claiming existing listings and edit wrong information. Removing duplicate listings (others dont do this) * Providing great report includes directories, status, listings URL, log in info. and problems in submitting your business. So get started today and increase your company's online visibility!

71% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
1,348 hours